5.8 earthquake in China. Photo


10.03.11.Zemletryasenie magnitude 5.8 occurred in the Chinese province of Yunnan in the southwest of the country, Xinhua news agency reported, citing local authorities. The earthquake, at least seven people were killed and 121 injured. In turn, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) reported that the earthquake was a magnitude of 5.4. According to the agency, the tremors were recorded at 12:58 local time (7:58 MSK). The earthquake lies at a depth of ten kilometers.

According to local authorities, resulting in disaster houses were destroyed, in addition, eyewitnesses claim that the building partially collapsed supermarket. The number of dead

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On the island of Java landslide occurred, there are casualties

February 9, 2013. Wednesday evening in the village Luvung on the Indonesian island of Java Landslide. Eight local residents were buried under a thick layer of earth. Two of them were rescued, the others have either died or are missing.

First, the slopes of the volcano Slamet, which is located in the vicinity village, came down a little landslide. The villagers tried to save their corn fields, so were unable to escape in time from the second landslide, says "Jakarta Post".

The search for missing residents complicates rain. In addition, rescue workers fear a new landslides, especially after the tragic

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Off the coast of Chile Earthquake 5.8


13.02.11.Zemletryasenie magnitude 5.8 occurred off the coast of central Chile. Reported by the U.S. Geological Survey. According to forecasters, the tremors were recorded at 05:51 local time (11:51 MSK), 35 km north-west of the city of Concepcion at a depth of 25.4 kilometers. The data on the destruction or injuries were reported. Note that in February 2010, an earthquake of magnitude 8.8 near the city of Concepcion killed more than 300 people. The earthquake was the fifth in the world by force of tremors since 1900.


Flooding in Nicaragua

Flooding in Nicaragua Natural Disasters

Because of the heavy rains that came from the North Pacific Ocean, in the Central American country of Nicaragua flooding occurred. In nine of the 153 municipalities in the country, including two autonomous regions in the Caribbean, damaged 800 houses, the total number of victims exceeds 4400 people. All at risk, consisting of 1,475 potential hot-spots are at least 709,000 residents. Evacuated to 12 shelters prepared exposed 1,400 people. Reported flooding of local roads.

According to some data, from the weather killed eight people. Six casualties of the northern province of Matagalpa were

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More than 100 people have died in flooding in the Kuban. Video


Truthful report REN TV about flooding in the Krasnodar Territory

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7.07.12.V Krymsk found dozens more bodies in a devastating flood.

In the Krasnodar Territory in the streets, the most seriously affected by the floods continue to find victims.

— The gathering of water occurred at night, when most people were sleeping in their homes, — the MOI for the Krasnodar Territory. — This led to so many deaths. At the moment, on the Crimean reported 88 dead. Another 9 were found in the morning and 2 in Gelendzhik — Novorossiysk.

Dead bodies

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Strong aftershocks rocked Myanmar and Thailand


24.03.11.VASHINGTON (Reuters) — Two strong earthquakes with magnitude 7.0 on the Richter scale, occurred in Myanmar, said the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) on Thursday.

Brunt of the disaster fell on the borders with Thailand and Laos territory. The epicenter of the first quake was at a depth of 10 kilometers, the second — 230 kilometers.

According to the USGS, aftershocks occurred a few seconds after an earthquake of magnitude 6.9 hit points in Thailand. The epicenter of tremor was recorded at 110 kilometers north of Chiang Rai.

Data on injuries or damage.

(Translated by Anton Kolodyazhny and

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In the north-west of Ontario was a flood

In the north-west of Ontario was a flood Natural Disasters

In the vicinity of one of the most populous cities in the north-west of Canada, Thunder Bay, a state of emergency. The cause was severe flooding on Lake Superior, caused by a sudden rain. On the morning of May 28 in the municipality to close all schools. Reports on the sorry state of dozens of roads, including the main artery 11/17. For safety reasons, their operation is stopped.


In the last 36 hours in the disaster zone fell 108 mm of precipitation. The water level in

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The failure of the road in Messilone

Karst holes

Photo by Bob Jones / WEWS

1.03.2011.Messilon.shtat Ohio, Monday morning, 25-foot sinkhole caused confusion among residents of South Erie Street near the creek.

Opening dimensions are 45 feet by 30 feet, and a total area of 1350 square feet. Increasing level of water in the creek by heavy rains on Sunday night and caused the formation of a large dip in the road.

Jen Steer

Translation: Faktorvremeni


Expected eruption of Galeras. Video


* 27/01/11 * The Colombian authorities have raised the level of danger of the volcano Galeras to code orange alert for a possible eruption within days or weeks. According to the Colombian Institute of Geology and Mining (Ingeominas) received a warning of a possible eruption in the next few days Galeras volcano in southwest Colombia because of the increased level of seismic aktivnosti.V particular appearance on Wednesday January 26 earthquake screw characteristics (with screw-type characteristics) predecessors pregoing eruptions listed to earlier.

Civil Defence staff and volunteers from the Red Cross were prepared 9 points for the evacuation of

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5.1 earthquake on the coast of Nicaragua


22.01.11. Earthquake of magnitude 5.1 occurred on Friday on the Pacific coast of Nicaragua, data on casualties or damage were reported, the website of the U.S. Geological Survey.

1news.az reports with reference to RIA Novosti, an earthquake was recorded in 17.18 UTC (Coordinated Universal Time, 20.18 MSK). The epicenter was located 60 kilometers south of the capital, Managua. Its center lies at a depth of 81.1 kilometers.

Nicaragua is a country with the highest in Central America, seismic activity. Two strong earthquakes in 1931 and 1972 almost completely destroyed Managua. In 1992, an earthquake of magnitude 7.1 in the

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